Use your Cantigaster Venom in the process of studying

From Fallen London Wiki
A player-created Guide is available for this content: University Laboratory (Guide)

How are the above links here?

Spoiler warning!
This page contains details about Fallen London Actions.

From: Draw on your Knowledge of Poisons

It is chief among poisons.

Game Instructions: On success, this will generate a little more research than you could otherwise, but it will always generate a substantial amount of wounds.

Unlocked with Experimental Object, 1 x Vial of Cantigaster Venom, Toxicological Focus 1

Locked with Wounds 3

Challenge information

Narrow, Kataleptic Toxicology 5 (50% base)

  • 1 and below - almost impossible (10%)
  • 2 - high-risk (20%)
  • 3 - high-risk (30%)
  • 4 - tough (40%)
  • 5 - very chancy (50%)
  • 6 - chancy (60%)
  • 7 - modest (70%)
  • 8 - very modest (80%)
  • 9 - low-risk (90%)
  • 10 and above - straightforward (100%)


Delicately handled


You mix the venom with other chemicals, burn it over different flames, expose it to different shades of light. In irrigo, one might […] forget that it isn't honey.

[…] you learn everything that the venom has to teach. […] you could not rest until you knew.

[Find the rest of the story at]

Kataleptic Toxicology1234567891011121314151617
Laboratory Research810121417202225272931323334353536


Costly progress

How does the poison operate in this circumstance? What about in that one? […]


You blacken your own skin, you burn holes in nearby surfaces, you end the lives of small animals. The Venom finds what is most destructive in everything it touches. […]

[Find the rest of the story at]

Kataleptic Toxicology12345678910
Laboratory Research34567910111314
  • Sidebarwoundssmall.png Wounds is increasing… (+2 CP)